Barbell, Kettlebell, and Dumbbell Complexes to Take Your Body to a New Level of Hardness and Conditioning

by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer Author – The Truth about Six Pack Abs If you’ve been looking for a different training technique to break out of a rut, eliminate the boredom, and bring on new results, “complexes” may be just what you’ve been looking for. If you’ve never heard of “complexes” […]

Do You Really Need “Cardio” Workouts?

Are cardio workouts or weight training more effective for losing fat… by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer In this article, I have an intriguing discussion about cardio workouts, which will hopefully get you thinking differently, and trying new things. You may know I’ve been called the anti-cardio guy before, but this week […]

Is Saturated Fat Evil, or Not So Bad After All?

The myths, lies, and misconceptions about saturated fat and your health. by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer I’ve written many times in the last couple years about the mistaken beliefs in society about saturated fat and the false perception in the media AND with MOST health professionals that saturated fat is bad […]

Potatoes, Glycemic Index, and “White Foods” – Friend or Foe for a Lean-Body?

by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer I’d like to start a little discussion today about carbohydrates… and in particular, “white foods” as well as potatoes. One reason I wanted to mention this is because so many health and fitness professionals trash talk potatoes about being a bad carbohydrate choice because of the […]

The Importance of Physical Variability in Cardio Exercise

Your Cardio Workouts may not be helping you unless you incorporate a high range of heart rate shifts in your training By Mike Geary – Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Nutrition Specialist Are you a cardio junkie? Everyone seems to think that “cardio” is the best way to get in shape and lose body fat.  I’m […]

Body Part Isolation vs. Complex Movements in Strength Training

What you need to know about Weight Training for a strong lean body that both looks good and is injury resistant by Mike Geary – Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer Working as a personal trainer & fitness professional, there is one type of question I get all the time that shows that many people […]

The Shocking Truth about Dietary Fats and Saturated Fats

You’ve been deceived into thinking that saturated fats are bad for you, but let’s look at some facts below… by Mike Geary – Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer I’ll preface this article by saying that it will help if you have an open mind and accept that some of these facts are a slap […]